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William Mickel Krause

William Mickel Krause

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Lawsuits & Disputes, Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions

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About Me

Will is an in-house attorney with Univar, the largest worldwide chemical distribution company, and his practice includes working with/advising leaders in various business units regarding strategic business transactions and commercial agreements.  In addition, Will negotiates and resolves disputes and claims regarding torts, commercial transactions, insurance claims (including historical and excess insurance policies), real estate and environmental issues, and oversees outside counsel when matters involve litigation.  Will is also a committed community volunteer, working with the Greenwood Neighborhood Legal Clinic, Ducks Unlimited, and other nonprofits. A summa cum laude (highest honors) graduate of Seattle University School of Law, Will has authored two law review articles, and Washington Law and Politics magazine has named Will a five-time "Rising Star."

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Contracts & Agreements: 35%
    14 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    14 years
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    14 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    14 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Frederic Paul Vimeux

    I endorse this lawyer. Will and I were colleagues for a couple of years at Univar where I enjoyed his impeccable professionalism, smarts and dedication to deals. All of this wrapped up in a great sense of humor and honesty that sets this gentleman aside from many.

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    Frederic Vimeux International Law Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Univar Inc.

500 108th Ave NE Ste 2200
Bellevue, WA, 98004-5586

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200107/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarN/A2007
Rising StarN/A2006
Rising StarN/A2004
Rising StarN/A2003
Summa cum laudeN/A2001
Law ReviewN/A1999
CALI Award Excellence in PropertyN/A1999
CALI Award Excellence in TortsN/A1999
CALI Awards Excellence in Trusts & EstatesN/A1999
CALI Award Excellence in PropertyN/A1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Corporate CounselUnivar Inc.2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyLane Powell PC2001 - 2008
ExternFederal District Court, WD WA, The Honorable Thomas Zilly2000 - 2000
Summer AssociateLane Powell PC2000 - 2000
ClerkLaw Office of William D. Hochberg1999 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ducks Unlimited (Ballard Chapter Committee)Volunteer2005 - Present
Greenwood Neighborhood Legal ClinicVolunteer2002 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information LawDo You Want to Step Outside? An Overview of Online Alternative Dispute Resolution2001
University of Puget Sound Law ReviewSweeping the E-Commerce Patent Minefield: The Need for a Workable Business Method Exception2000

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
North Carolina State UniversityHistoryMA - MastersN/A
Lafayette CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A